|CompTox Dashboard (EPA)|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||369.508 g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
JWH-116 is a synthetic cannabinoid receptor ligand from the naphthoylindole family. It is the indole 2-ethyl derivative of related compound JWH-018. The binding affinity of JWH-116 for the CB1 receptor is reported as Ki = 52 ± 5 nM.
In the United States, all CB1 receptor agonists of the 3-(1-naphthoyl)indole class such as JWH-116 are Schedule I Controlled Substances.